Lovre Marušić

Lovre Marušić in 2006 started his musical education with Professor Natalia Troull in Moscow (Central Music school at the P. I. Tschaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory) which he successfully finished in 2011. He continued with his piano studies at the Music Academy in Zagreb under Ruben Dalibaltayan and Ljubomir Gašparović where he has finished his Master’s degree. He is currently studying at Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt in Weimar under Grigory Gruzman. During his studies he has been working with prominent professors and pianists (Naum Grubert, Mikhail Olenev, Peter Eicher, Snežana Panovska, Evgeny Starodubtsev, Szokolay Balázs, Dmitry Bashkirov, Danijel Detoni, Malcolm Bilson, Kemal Gekić...).

Lovre Marušić has taken part in various national and international competitions and he has won several prizes: second prize on International Competition Zlatko Grgošević (2002), the first prizes on Regional and National Competition of Music Students (2003, 2005), the first prize on the State competition of chamber music (2005), the second prize and the special prize for the best performance of Skrjabin's Etude on Stanislaw Moniuszko International Competition in Paris (2009), the first prize on the Aleksandar Skrjabin Competition in Paris (2011). He has attended the International Festival of Young Pianists in San Daniele (Italy) under the guidance of professors Zhennia Zaharieva, Fulvio Turisinni and Kalle Randalu, where he won the first prize of the Master course as well as the prize for the best performance of the piano concerto.

Lovre Marušić is winner of rector and dean prize of Zagreb University. In December 2016, he has won first prize on 8th Isidor Bajić International piano competition (Novi Sad), Laureat prize and public prize as well. He is the winner of 1st International music competition New stars December 2016 in Manchester. He is the winner of World piano teachers association International piano competitions 2017 in London.

In 2015 January he performed for the first time with the Zagreb Philharmonics playing L. V. Beethoven's Fourth Concert under the conductor Zoran Juranić. He also won Karlovac International piano competition and had opportunity to play in Savannah (USA) and record the CD in Miami (USA). In March 2016 he has won first prize in Mihailo Vukdragović international piano competition in Šabac, Serbia and also first prize and prize for best interpretation piece of J. S. Bach on Memorial Jurica Murai in Varaždin, Croatia. He has also performed solo in Virtuoso and Music Tracks cycles (Croatian Music Institute hall, Musica Maxima Fedotova, Vatroslav Lisinski hall in Zagreb) and in Moscow (Rachmaninoff hall at the P. I. Tschaikovsky Conservatory and Sviatoslav Richter Museum, where he played as a member of the International Vladimir Spivakov Foundation).